Thursday, 7 January 2010

A pyramid by Plecnik


Anonymous said...

Wonderful pics! They remeber me Cestius Pyramid in Rome.

Kind regards.

Unknown said...

I found this bit about the pyramid on a site called Experience Ljubljana:

What used to be a Roman wall 2.4 meters wide and 6 to 8 meters high was renovated less than a century ago by the architect Joze Plecnik, who knew how important nature is. He designed a park inside the wall and built a stone pyramid over the gate using old roman stones from the neighborhood.


R. Larkin
Okotoks Canada.


Thanks Pablo and Ross

I visited this piece of artificial archaeology over twenty years ago and it had a strange and mysterious presence. As a pyramid in a wall it must relate to the Pyramid of Caius Cestius in Rome, but Plecnik gave that idea a unique quality.

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